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Definition of "boot camp" [boot camp]

  • A training camp for military recruits. (noun)
  • A correctional facility that uses the training techniques applied to military recruits to teach usually youthful offenders socially acceptable patterns of behavior. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boot camp" in a sentence
  • "Julie Kucinski in a boot camp fitness class at The Shed Fitness Center."
  • "From military-inspired to mom-friendly, there's a boot camp to fit every personality and fitness goal."
  • "Julie Kucinski in a boot camp fitness class at The Shed"